Bayer gets young attacker Bailey, Emnes again leased to Blackburn


Bayer gets young attacker Bailey, Emnes again leased to Blackburn

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Bayer Leverkusen has Tuesday Deadline Day strengthened with the Jamaican talent Leon Bailey, a half-year ago, in the interest of Ajax. Swansea City attacker Marvin Emnes is again rented out to Blackburn Rovers.

The 19-year-old Bailey draws until mid-2022 at Bayer Leverkusen, which is reportedly 13.5 million euros paid to his former club KRC Genk. Through bonuses may be the transfer fee of up to 20 million euros.

“This guy was also at many other clubs are high on the wish list,” says managing director Michael Damage at the site of Bayer. “We should be fortunate that we have the solid, the competition can trump.”

In the summer transfer told Craig Butler, the father and agent of Bailey, that his son would like to Ajax wanted to leave. A bid of 11 million euro from the Locals was when, however, refused.

The vleugelspeler was working on his second season in Genk. He made eight goals in 56 matches played for the Belgian club.

“I hope here take the next step,” said Bailey, who is wearing number 9 will be playing. “Bayer is well known that the players develop and that attractive football is played. I love it.”

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The return of Emnes to Swansea City was of short duration. The club from the Premier League, the 28-year-old Dutchman Tuesday again that he was still contracted to Blackburn Rovers stalled. The attacker makes the season in the number 23 of the Championship, the second level in England.

The former Spartan was the first half of the season already leased to Blackburn. He then returned to Swansea, where playing time is not real it seemed.

In nineteen matches was the Dutchman’s three goals for the Rovers. His contract with Swansea City runs next summer. Emnes played for many years for the English club Middlesbrough.

At Swansea City, which is just above the degradatiestreep in the Premier League, play Mike van der Hoorn, Leroy Fer, Kenji Gorré and Luciano Narsingh.

Rovers are delighted to announce the welcome return of Marvin Emnes to Ewood Park.
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08:06 – 31 January 2017

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